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Alberto Musso

Professore ordinario

Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche

Settore scientifico disciplinare: IUS/04 DIRITTO COMMERCIALE

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COPYRIGHT LAW 2019 - Optional Background Materials (only for students who actually and regularly have attended lessons)

WARNING: AS WRITTEN IN THE WEBSITE OF THE COURSE AND TOLD IN CLASS, YOU MUST BOOK THE EXAM THROUGH ALMAESAMI ONLY AND, ACCORDINGLY, THE DEADLINE FOR BOOKING IS ONE WEEK BEFORE (NO MORE). NO LATER REQUESTS TO BE IN THE LIST OR TO HAVE THE EXAM IN ANOTHER DAY WILL BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT FOR BOTH ORGANIZATIVE REASONS AND RESEARCH MEETINGS ABROAD BY THE TEACHER.

IN CASE OF EXAM CLASHES, AS FOR CUSTOMARY RULE AND COMMON SENSE, THE STUDENT MAY ASK TO BE EXCEPTIONALLY EXAMINED FIRST IN ORDER TO BE IMMEDIATELY FREE FOR THE OTHER EXAM.

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INTERNATIONAL/EU BASIC PROVISIONS

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Articles 1 - 2 - 6bis - 8 - 9 - 10 - 10bis - 11 - 11bis - 11ter - 12

TRIPS (Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights)

Articles 6 - 9 - 10 - 11- 12 - 13 -14

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)

Articles 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 -7 - 8 - 10

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)

Articles 1 - 3 - 5 - 6 -7 - 8 - 10 -11-12- 13- 14 – 16- 18 (only the basic subject-matter in comparison with the parallel WCT provisions)

Directive 2001/29/EC of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (INFOSOC Directive)

Articles 2 - 3 - 4 - 5

Directive 2006/115/EC of 12 December 2006 on rental right and lending right and on certain rights related to copyright in the field of intellectual property

Articles 2 - 3 -6

[OPTIONAL] NEW DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market, amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC

https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/PE-51-2019-INIT/en/pdf


U.S. CASE LAW

  1. Rogers v. Koons, 960 F.2d 301 (2d Cir. 1992) http://openjurist.org/960/f2d/301/rogers-v-koons
  2. Blanch v. Koons, 467 F.3d 244 (2d Cir. 2006) http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1374144.html
  3. Liebovitz v. Paramount Pictures Corp., 137 F.3d 109 http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-2nd-circuit/1306605.html
  4. Feist Publications, Inc., v. Rural Telephone Service Co. (1991) https://case.edu/affil/sce/authorship/feist.pdf

 

EU CASE LAW:

(the linked pages permit to choose the decisions among many national languages other than English, if the student wishes to read the judgment - for clarity's sake - in his/her own national language, too)

1) INFOPAQ Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62008CJ0005&lang1=it&type=TXT&ancre=

2) RAPHAEL HOTELS Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62005CJ0306&lang1=it&type=TXT&ancre=

3) SVENSSON Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=147847&doclang=EN

4) DEL CORSO Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62010CJ0135&lang1=en&type=TXT&ancre=

5) PEEK & CLOPPENBURG Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62006CJ0456&lang1=en&type=TXT&ancre=

6) ITALIAN PUBLIC LIBRARIES Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62005CJ0198&lang1=en&type=TXT&ancre%20=

7) TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT DARMSTADT Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62013CJ0117&lang1=it&type=TXT&ancre =

8) VERENINGING OPENBARE BIBLIOTHEKEN Case (compare AG Opinion with Judgment)

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/liste.jsf?pro=&lgrec=it&nat=or&oqp=&dates=&lg=&language=en&jur=C%2CT%2CF&cit=none%252CC%252CCJ%252CR%252C2008E%252C%252C%252C%252C%252C%252C%252C%252C%252C%252Ctrue%252Cfalse%252Cfalse&num=C-174%252F15&td=%3BALL&pcs=Oor&avg=&page=1&mat=or&jge=&for=&cid=301759

9) PIRATE BAY Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62015CJ0610&lang1=en&type=TXT&ancre=

10) GS MEDIA Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/celex.jsf?celex=62015CJ0160&lang1=en&type=TXT&ancre=

11) LEVOLA Case:

http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?docid=207682&mode=req&pageIndex=1&dir=&occ=first&part=1&text=&doclang=EN&cid=3576155

Pubblicato il: 17 aprile 2019